Battered Peahen

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by Shepicca, May 6, 2011.

  1. Shepicca

    Shepicca Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One of my peahens in with my 2 year old peacock and another peahen is getting beat up, bad. I am not sure it the peacock when he is breeding her as I haven't seen them breed. The back of her head is bald and bloody, which makes me think it is from breeding but the other peahen is fine.
    Should I seperate her and let her recover? Should I just put her back in every 3 weeks for a little while to keep the eggs fertile?
    Thanks

    Irene
     
  2. SuperPeacockman

    SuperPeacockman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:If she is bleeding I would remove her, they will peck at blood and might kill her. I would just wait until she heals to put he back.
     

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